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- Runs Oct. 11, 11:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. in Redlands, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA; Redlands, CA
Seeking filmmakers to submit and attend S.L.A.T.E.'s first annual Inland Empire Short Film and Craft Beer Festival. S.L.A.T.E., Supporting Local Artists of Film Through Empowerment, was founded with the mission to promote, advocate, and educate local filmmakers in the pursuit of their craft. S.L.A.T.E. has teamed up with along with ...1 hours ago
- Rehearsals starts immediately; shoots mid-Sept. 2014 in L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Panopticon," a sci-fi thriller short film produced for the Liberty Lab for Film. Synopsis: "In a dystopian world, a drone surveillance operator accidentally discovers the boy who lives next door might be a suicide bomber." This film explores contemporary topics such as mass surveillance, issues of privacy and terrorism.Wednesday
- Rehearsals and shooting TBD in NYC.
- Seeking submissions from: Brooklyn, NY
Casting "One Happy Family," a short film that will observe the lives of several people, a family of sorts, crossing paths with one another, and sometimes coalesce in the most unexpected of ways.Wednesday
- This will be a one day shoot in September in Santa Fe, NM.
- Seeking submissions from: Santa Fe, NM
Casting "The Cage," a short film starring Julia Minesi (Wendy in "Breaking Bad").19 hours ago
- Shooting September 15-21, in Austin, TX.
- Auditions: Aug 29 in Austin, TX
Casting for the independent short film "Cliff's Castle." Project description: "The film is a bit of a reunion-redemption story where an estranged man has to make peace with his wife’s family."21 hours ago
- Shooting September 13-14, in Houston, TX.
- Auditions: Sep 1 in Houston, TX
Casting for the independent short film "Raising Olivia." Project description: "A man yet again reaches his “fork in the road” and must decide on the proper path or risk losing everything he most holds dear."21 hours ago
- Shooting September 16, in Houston, TX.
- Seeking submissions from: Houston, CA
Casting for the independent short film "Guardian." Project description: "A hero isn’t defined as a savior. It’s defined as character. A city with tribulations, and no character, but one person."21 hours ago
- Shoot begins Sept. 20 and will continue on a weekend schedule for three consecutive weeks in Atlantic City, NJ.
- Auditions: Aug 30, 31, Sep 6, 7 in Philadelphia, PA
Casting "The Bad Idea," a short film. Synopsis: Bryan's been working up the nerve to pay for his first escort. The only problem is he hasn't worked up enough money. After meeting with his friend, he has an idea to get everything he wants for free.Sunday
- Rehearses early-Sept. 2014 in Oakland and San Francisco, CA; shooting TBD.
- Seeking submissions from: Oakland, CA
Casting "Signature," a short film about a heartbroken boy who gets creative with his hands.23 hours ago
- Shoots in October in downtown St. Pete, FL.
- Seeking submissions from: Saint Petersburg, FL
Casting "Between," a short film that delves into the history, intention, love, and hate within the relationship of a sister and brother. After a traumatic event, their identities in relation to one another are dissected.yesterday
- Shoots Oct. 11-17 in Burlington County and Salem County, NJ.
- Auditions: Sep 6, 7 in New York, NY
Casting "Bears Discover Fire," a Columbia University sci-fi short student film about bears that discover how to use fire, and the remarkable effect it has on a family in small-town America.yesterday
- Shoots Sept. 12-14 in NYC (Bryant Park, Greenwich Village, etc.).
- Seeking submissions from: New York, NY
Casting "Straight Line," a short film about missed connections and virtual passion. This is a contemporary New York tale, exploring the quest of an unreachable ideal. Casting Director states: "The short will explore the surrealism encapsulated in the real (the dream-like and the absurd) through heightened aesthetics (colors, music, light) ...yesterday
- Rehearses Sept. 2014; shoots Oct. 17-20 in Valencia and Van Nuys, CA.
- Seeking submissions from: Los Angeles, CA
Casting "Double Six." Synopsis: "After a romantic dinner at home, two young couples on a double date, decide to play a board game. Teel introduces a box set of black vintage dominoes he ordered online. They all enter a new unusual game that allows them to see into the supernatural ...yesterday